The number of deaths attributed to COVID-19 has climbed to 50 in Pottawatomie County over the past week, the Oklahoma State Department of Health reports. Four additional deaths have been reported in the county.
The other day when I started thinking about a topic for this column, I began searching for some old photos sent to me several years ago. Now I’m not sure about some of you, but I told myself I’d placed them in a spot where they would be easy to find.
Meeker will crown its basketball Homecomingqueen at 5:45 Saturday before the basketball games with Chandler. The homecoming court includes, from left, Trinity Shelly, Shi’Ann Cox, Callie Sellers, Brittney Want, Kaycee Babek, Sierra Cox, Calista Treat (Sophomore), Savanna Nelson, Annsley Babek (Freshman) and Jaci Smith. Not pictured is Abby Smith (Junior). Photo/Brian Blansett
The Department of Education earlier this month handed out mid-term adjustments to funding allocations and between Pottawatomie and Lincoln Counties only one district received an increase. Chandler took the largest hit of the nine public school districts in Lincoln County.